Imperial Valley News
Elko, Nevada - The Western Folklife Center and its 31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering today announced the launch of the 2nd annual spoken word poetry competition on YouTube for poets ages 18-35. Expressing the Rural West: Poetry of the Next Generation is an effort to discover new artists who are carrying on the tradition of rural and cowboy poetry in the West.
Washington, DC - We are dismayed by President Jammeh’s decision to sign into law legislation that further restricts the rights of LGBT individuals and are deeply concerned about the reported arrests and detention of suspected LGBT individuals in The Gambia. These reports follow the signature into law of a bill that imposes harsh sentences for the crime of “aggravated homosexuality.”
Tempe, Arizona - Toddlers and tweens have very different needs, which influence how parents provide for them. The same is true in honey bees, but instead of communicating their needs via language, honey bee larvae emit chemical signals called pheromones that influence the behavior of their caregivers.
Los Angeles, California - UCLA will retire number 42 across all sports in honor of Jackie Robinson, it was announced today by UCLA Director of Athletics Dan Guerrero.
Los Angeles, California - UCLA researchers have developed a perovskite photodetector that could reduce manufacturing costs and improve the quality of medical and commercial light sensors.
Los Angeles, California - More than half a million older Californians - 12.6 percent of the state’s senior population - fall more than once a year, but nearly 60 percent of them fail to seek medical attention afterward, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.